27 years passed since occupation of Azerbaijan's Khojavand

  02 October 2019    Read: 6327
 27 years passed since occupation of Azerbaijan

27 years have passed since the occupation of Azerbaijan's Khojavand, AzVision.az reports.

Khojavand was occupied by Armenian armed forces on 2 October 1992. Its total area was 1,458 square kilometers. Khojavand district connects one city (Khojavand), 2 towns (Hadrut and Qirmizi Bazar) and 81 villages. During the Karabakh war which began in February 1988, 145 people – among them 13 women and 13 children – were martyred in Khojavand district. As a result of the occupation, 1723 houses, 47 industrial facilities, 32 healthcare facilities, 59 cultural objects and 10 historical monuments were destroyed.

In total, the district was damaged for more than $ 1 billion. At present, up to 13,000 Khojavand residents live in about 40 cities and regions of the country.

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